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Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
is clearing out several homes and residents on treasure island. >>> creating science projects out of scrap. >> it's so cool and so weird and wacky and different. looking at them just gets you excited about, wow, what is that thing. >> how a local teach developed a nonprofit that helped thousands of classrooms. >>> protesters are putting pressure on the district attorney to throw the book at the officer who killed young andy lopez. i'll have a live report coming up. >>> seven weeks after the deadly shooting of a 13-year-old at the hands of a sheriff's deputy, changes could be headed to the county. some question whether if it's enough. we're live where a protest is underway tonight. >> reporter: protesters have gathered at a veterans building. they want the da to throw the book at the officer who killed andy lopez. the board of supervisors today signaled they're willing to support some reforms. >> i believe andy has given us the opportunity to build the community and improve quality of life. >> reporter: they're committed to making that happen. seven weeks after the fatal shooting of 13-year
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Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
for careers in, what else? science and technology. >> things like our tutorial centers at both high schools, our college and career centers, extended library hours. and this year we've madeinvestm science equipment into our science labs in the schools. >> reporter: they're the success stories of today working to make these students the success stories of tomorrow. and you, of course, can still help by shopping on sites like ebay and amazon which will donate the money to charity. you can also take part in facebook's compassion research day. that takes place on thursday, and you can do that by logging on to your facebook page. in san jose, scott budman, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, scott. >>> well, great news today for tesla and anyone holding tesla stock. after shares plummeted following two car fires that ignited a federal investigation, tesla's stock rebounded in a major way today increasing by more than 16%. in fact, one auto analyst says shares are now undervalued. the rebound comes after a german safety inquiry concluded no concerns about two model "s" fires that happened in washing
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Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm PST
this into a reality. >> reporter: a tech giant's bet that scenes like this won't be science fiction for long. >>> the deadline to get health insurance has been pushed back to march. yesterday, the obama<Ñ9:y administration declared the system 90% functional but at peak times today the site couldn't handle the number of users. it is still possible to think you have seened up and not have coverage on january 1st. it stems from healthcare gove sending incomplete files to the insurance policies. >>> now a followup. the captain in charge when the costco busan crashed against the rocks will not get his license back. he served nearly a year in prison for polluting ocean waters. the spilled oil polluted dozens of miles of shoreline and killed thousands of sea birds. >>> a strange story tonight. new video of firefighters in southern california rescuing a woman who fell between two buildings. happened just a few hours ago. the firefighters were lowered into that tight space and able to pull up the woman 25 feet to safety. it took about an hour. witnesses say the 28-year-old woman was trying to jump f
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Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
, its ranking has dropped in all three subjects now placing 26th in math, 21st in science, and 17th in reading. >> we're running in place as other high-performing countries start to lap us. >> reporter: some of those ranking ahead of the united states are china, canada, germany, poland and latvia, even developing countries like vietnam. >> asian countries like korea, like japan, like taiwan, and now like vietnam which are doing extraordinarily well because they make it very clear to their students in high school just exactly how important education is. >> reporter: we saw that firsthand on a recent visit to shanghai. why do you want to study so much? >> because i want to have a better future. and do some contribution to our society. >> reporter: but some argue the low rankings reflect what they call america's emphasis on testing, the diverse population, and others cite poverty as a factor. america has a child poverty rate nearly double that of countries like canada and germany who out-perform the united states. today's results are a sobering reminder that for america, an economic su
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Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
by science. they'll only offer information on your ancestry. >>> the owner of john's grill donated $20,000 to buy the devices. he said, he hopes it will save lives. the police chief thanked him at his restaurant this morning. he says the devices are an important edition to the patrol cars because police officers are the first on the scene in an emergency. and in cardiac arrest, every second counts. >>> delays at san jose international airport. that story is next. >>> if you think it's crazy around here, ice and snow are making travel impossible for parts of the south and midwest. several deaths have been reported most of those from crashes on the roads. more than 250,000 people are without power now. the marathon in dallas that was scheduled for tomorrow has been cancelled. at least ten dallas flights two and from san jose international airport were cancelled. the same storm is now headed to the northeast. it does make it look not quite so cold around here. >> a few snow flurries already in los gatos. that storm was part of the same cold air we've been dealing with this past week. the
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Dec 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
reaching out to the next generation of scientists, here is a good example at the lawrence science berkeley, they are creating what they call an apollo moment for the next generation. there is also a documentary called back to the moon for good. showing the progress the teams made so far in order to get back to the moon in 2015. the document runs through the holidays. of course, that is a very cool exhibit. and brody brazil joins us. >> this story is almost impossible to tackle by itself, that is why we're here to digest and tackle it. it is a possible move back wards. we'll tell us what happened in the last 24 hours that might have been held from us, the public for the last six months. >>> and one of the best rivalries in the nfl kicks off. the 49ers to host the seahawks with lots of implications on the line tomorrow. plus, it could be the second to last game ever at the stick. a full preview coming up next. >>> well, the seahawks have already secured a spot in the nfl playoffs, but if they win at candle stick, they will also clinch the afc west. and they have a lot to play for as they try
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Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
at least through thursday. back to you, kris. >> thank you, christina. >> how about science projects out of scraps? >> they are so cool and so weird and whacky and different that looking at them just, you know, gets you excited about, wow, what is that thing? >> how a local teacher developed a nonprofit to develop thousands of classrooms. it's the latest story. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. >>> good morning to you. looking live at san francisco you can see the camera bouncing around a little bit. it is a little windy out there. that means a windchill factor where there's already low temperatu
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Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
and stuff. >> kate larson, nbc bay area news. >> and coming up next, creating science projects out of scrap. we'll show you. >> it's so cool. and so weird and whacky and different. that looking at them just, you know, gets you excited. wow, what is that thing? >> i like weird, whacky and different. how a bay area teacher developed a nonprofit that helps thousands of classrooms. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. ♪ pose! yeah! ♪ flash! yeah! ♪ get the family to strike a pose, ♪ ♪ and show off your brand new clothes! ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday. >> thanks largely to one woman, teachers
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Dec 4, 2013 12:35am PST
theft auto v. [ laughter and applause ] that's a good game. pro, watching a nerdy science teacher transform into a bad ass. con, realizing you're watching bill nye the science guy on "dancing with the stars." he's got moves! [ laughter and applause ] he can dance! pro, it won an emmy. con, must be nice. [ audience aws ] [ laughter ] well, at least i've got my health. [ coughing ] [ laughter ] pro, it can be a gut wrenching experience that can leave you shocked and completely drained afterwards. con, i am talking about lunch at long john silver's. that's -- [ laughter and applause ] completely drained? pro, being nervous about how "breaking bad" is going to end. con being nervous about having nothing to talk about with people after "breaking bad" ends. [ laughter and applause ] and finally, pro, more than anything, "breaking bad" is a morality play testing our preconceived notions of good and bad, right and wrong, life and death. con, bitch! [ laughter and applause ] there you go. that's the pros and cons there! [ applause ] that's a good show, too. you guys, my favorite kids show
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Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
of those units. >> i think this is political theatre. >> uc berkeley political science professor steven weber says it really doesn't matter why they detained him. what matters is that he's now in north korea's custody. although no one is going to say out loud that's what it is, both sides know exactly that's what it is. >> how this will play out weber says is uncertain pop i do think there's some fatigue in washington, d.c. at providing concessions to the north koreans every time they kind of create some trouble, we give them something. >> kimberly, thank you. >> vice president joe biden has a week-long trip planned to asia this week, including a stop in south korea. this is video of him in panama two weeks ago. he plans to participate in a ceremony honoring u.s. troops who died during the korean war. there's no word at this point if he plans to discuss with anyone the arrest of merrill newman. there's a statement that asks for the release of merrill newman as well as kenneth bay, another american held in the communist country. we are following the story at nbc bay area.com. type in det
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
. one said newman trained him. a political science professor says it does not matter why they detained him. what matters is that they did. >> what matters is that they now have a bargaining chip vis-a-vis the u.s. government. although no one's going to say outlewd that's what it is, i'm quite certain that both sides know exactly that's what it is. >> according to reuters, newman went to south korea twice in the past decade, but this was his first known trip to the north. >>> vice president joe biden will stop in south korea this week during his week-long visit to asia. as of now, there's no word whether he's discuss or meet with anyone regarding merrill newman and his arrest in north korea. the vice president plans to participate in a ceremony honoring u.s. troops who died during the korean war. over the weekend, the white house released a statement asking for the release of newman and kenneth bae, another american held in the communist country. >>> we have more on this story on our website at nbcbayarea.com. just search merrill newman. >>> people across the country recognize the progr
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Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
[ço find e1behind enemy lines. this photo reportedlyxd shows h posing. a political science professor says it doesn't matter why the detained him. what matters is that they did. 4y%ajf via the u.s.jf governmed although no one's going to say out loud that's what it is, i'm quite certain bothr>Ñ sides kno exactly that's what it lcs. >> according to çóroiter, çónew went to south korea3w twice ine past decade, but this was his first known trip to the north.i] >>> vice president joe biden will stop in south korea this week during hist( week long vis to asia. as of now, there'sfá no word on whether he'll discuss or meet the oiarrest in north korea. the vice president plans to participate in a ceremony honoring u.s. troops who died during the korean e1war. -°ñ white house released a statement asking for another american held in that communist county tru. >>> new meaning tot(jffá specia delivery. amazon says it's testingxd delivery by xdw3drone. it's causing, calling theçó projectt(ok prime air. unmanned aircraft deliver lightweightw3 packages to?; customers in 30 minutes or less. th
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Dec 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
, political science professor at yale university, studied the impact of a great recession on families. >> the numbers are zstaggering. 6.6 foreclosures between 2007 and 2010. >> it is not like they could move in with family. her mother, beverly, who lives 25 miles away was also trying to save her house. it had been in foreclosure for a year and a half. >> i saw this tape out there with paperwork. gist thought, what's going on? that's when i noticed -- notice of a trustee zblal we were there when the bank notified her house would be auctioned off in a month. >> i have days, days. as far as what do you mean as far as -- as far as stopping this. i want to keep my home. >> her husband, who repaired computers, lost most of his business during the recession. making it impossible for them to pay their mortgage. >> i can't keep doing this. >> is there a case of denial? this home is a symbol of your success that you don't want to let go when the evidence is saying maybe you should. >> you know, for most americans, their home is their major asset. it is f your house goes into your foreclosure y
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Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
. they address wide range of topics including science and culture. started in monterey in 1990 but grew so big. the main conference is now held in long beach. past presenters include the google founders along with president bill clinton. >>> now for a look at the markets. live at cnbc world headquarters. >> the dow closing down 94 points on tuesday. and after three straight days of losses, investors may get a break today, futures pointing to a higher open across the board this morning, european markets are also gaining. >>> the keyword today, cold. >> yes, and bundle up as you can see the temperatures around the bay area, 20s, 30s to near 40 closer to the water. but taking in the cold spot around the area. you can see out toward the sierra, zero this morning, san jose, 39 degrees right now. and parts of the south bay as you head south of san jose, temperatures at or close to freezing. and around the peninsula, temperatures also in the low 30s and atherton, 34, in redwood city, and san mateo near the airport quite cold. coldest temperatures so far, our own christy smith where it's 28 degrees, d
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Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
couldn't prove their technology was supported by science. so now the company has decided to continue selling the kits but says results will now be limited to ancestry-related information and raw uninterpreted genetic data. >>> i can interpret the weather outside. it is really cold. >> you're hired. >> it's cold inside and it's freezing outside. >> it really is. literally. getting close to the freezing mark. get this. parts of california with snow as low as 600 feet. we've got pictures. we're going to show that to you coming up and let you know how low it could go across the south bay tomorrow morning. >>> in two months he's going to take over one of the most ill lu lustriosu jobs on television. it's a high-stakes move for an entertainer who has bay area ties. tonight, raj mathai has "the interview" are jimmy. >> reporter: in two months he'll take over one of the most illustrious jobs in the history of television. jimmy fallon will replace jay leno on the "tonight show." it's a high-stakes move for an entertainer with bay area ties. tonight "the interview" with jimmy fallon. >> from s
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Dec 5, 2013 12:35am PST
this season is bill nye the science guy. [ cheers and applause ] we all love bill nye. >> steve: come on. >> jimmy: did you see when he met his partner last night? he's just such a geek, this guy. i love him, but it's clear he was a little nervous. take a look at this. >> ladies and gentlemen, if you're watching, tyne is kind of a knockout. yeah? >> thank you. >> this might be the best example in history of beauty and the geek. watching the show, it looks like the successful couples have that -- i mean, frankly, it's sexual tension going on. from an evolutionary standpoint. >> right. [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: she was like, is that a beaker in your pocket or are you just happy -- it is a beaker. it is a beaker. it is a beaker. [ cheers and applause ] thank you very much. is that another beaker? >> steve: oh, you are happy to see me. >> jimmy: this is cool, you guys, there's a new iphone app. i don't know if you guys have heard about this? does anyone out there drink? [ cheers and applause ] this is a new iphone app that can apparently check to see if your blood alcohol level is
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Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> it gives them the about to put together the story. >> reporter: but there's a big gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math. women make up almost half the work force but fill less than a quarter of jobs in those fields. goldieblocks isn't the only company giving girls serious play things. >> lego friends. >> reporter: lego has gotten in on the game. barbie is a computer engineer, and roominate, a doll house construction set that comes we electric electrical s electrical curcuits. talk about girl power. >> reporter: a future where girls can dream big. >> girls are out there making a difference in the world too. >> now you promise notice there is pink in goldieblocks. pink and purple are the most popular girl colors. it's not about that but giving them toys that use their brain. >> gift ideas for my nieces. >> it's great. thank you so much. coming up next, we heard of therapy dogs but how about therapy chickens? one family is fighting to keep their young son's beloved animal. it helps this little boy. we have the story coming up. but first, this is "today" on nbc. [ female a
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Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
, science and reading have all dropped. teens in shanghai china scored the highest. >> who has the foulest mouths in the land? according to a new study, it's the people in the state of ohio. a marketing firm analyzed more than 600,000 phone calls from the last 12 months. mostly calls from consumers to businesses and the results show that people in the buckeye state wear more often. maryland and new jersey were next on the list. meantime people in washington state are the least likely to let a four letter word fly. >> nice. >> now back to willie and al. >> down in math and reading but we're up in swearing. fantastic. coming up next, the daily habits putting you at risk for the flu. >> all that after your [ laughter ] he loves me. he loves me not. he loves me. he loves me not. ♪ he loves me! that's right. [ mom ] warm and flaky in 15, everyone loves pillsbury grands! [ girl ] make dinner pop! you give them the giggles. tylenol cold® helps relieve your worst cold and flu symptoms. but for everything we do, we know you do so much more. tylenol cold®. >>> good morning to you. that breaking
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